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Andy Griffiths Andy Griffiths i(A48610 works by) (a.k.a. Andrew Griffiths)
Born: Established: 1961 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Andy Griffiths studied Arts at university, was a singer in a rock band, and has been a taxi driver, a factory worker and a bottle-shop attendant. After gaining a Diploma in Education he became a teacher and started writing humorous stories for children.

His series of Just... books has won a number of children's literature awards and have been published in the US and UK. The series has also been made into a cartoon.

Griffiths is also the author of school text books.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Voted number 9 in the Booktopia Top 50 Favourite Australian Authors for 2018

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The 130-Storey Treehouse Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2020 19895193 2020 single work children's fiction children's

'Andy and Terry have added 13 new levels to their treehouse and now it's even more out of this world than before!

'There's a soap bubble blaster, a GRABINATOR (it can grab anything from anywhere at any time), a time-wasting level, a toilet paper factory (because you can never have too much toilet paper), a room full of mechanical grandparents, a super long legs level, an extraterrestrial observation centre and the best bookshop-in-a-treehouse-in-a-tree-in-a-forest-in-a-book in the whole world!

'Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
2021 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger Readers
y separately published work icon The 117-Storey Treehouse Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2019 16432360 2019 children's fiction

'Andy and Terry's treehouse now has 13 new storeys, including a tiny-horse level, a pyjama-party room, an Underpants Museum, a photo-bombing booth, a waiting room, a Door of Doom, a circus, a giant-robot-fighting arena, a traffic school, a water-ski park filled with flesh-eating piranhas and a treehouse visitor centre with a 24-hour information desk, a penguin-powered flying treehouse tour bus and a gift shop.

Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted KROC Awards Fiction Older Readers
2020 winner YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
2020 winner KOALA Awards Older Readers
2020 shortlisted REAL Awards Fiction for Older Readers
2020 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2020 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger Readers
y separately published work icon The 104-Storey Treehouse Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2018 14252516 2018 single work children's fiction children's

'The 104-Storey Treehouse is the eighth book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.

'Join Andy and Terry in their now 104-storey spectacular treehouse. They’ve added thirteen new levels, including a never-ending staircase, a burp bank, and even a mighty fortress. But Andy and Terry are in a race against time to find a funny story for their next book – will the tooth fairy, the two-million-dollar shop or even the riddles of the deep-thoughts thinking room be able to help?

'Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!' (Publication summary)

2019 winner KOALA Awards Older Readers
2019 winner KROC Awards Fiction Older Readers
2019 winner YABBA Fiction for Older Readers
2019 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2019 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger Readers
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